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The Only App You Need for Work-Life Productivity

Forget email drafts, notes apps and to-do list managers: Notion does all that and more<p>Everything I need to keep my life running is stored online. Somewhere. I just can’t find it.<p>I’m talking about all the account numbers, meeting notes, to-do lists, contact information and column drafts I need to …

Apps

A step-by-step guide to get richer, healthier, and happier in 31 days

If you don't yet have a plan for 2018, you might be in trouble.<p>Lucky for you, we've already made that plan for you. Above is our 31-day guide to …

Time Management

18 Ways to Be More Productive in 2018 | Inc.com

To start off this brave new year, the last thing you need is another big list of impossible resolutions. As David DeSteno writes in <i>The New York Times</i>, "by January 8, some 25 percent of resolutions have fallen by the wayside. And by the time the year ends, fewer than 10 percent have been fully kept."<p>…

Time Management

34 tools that let you make the most of your MacOS

A few months ago, Ask Product Hunt launched, a community-powered product search engine. The idea was simple: Ask your product discovery questions on Product Hunt, and the community chimes in with their recommendations.<p>To date, more than 2,300 questions have been submitted, with one of the most …

Apps

Apple leak shows how it decides to repair or replace iPhones

The guide covers the iPhone 6, 6 Plus, 6S, 6S Plus, 7, and 7 Plus<p>A new leaked warranty guide for Apple iPhones shows how the company determines which iPhones are eligible for repair under warranty. Conditions are outlined for in-warranty repair, out-of-warranty repair, and devices categorized as …

Mobile Technology

The 50 Startups That Launched At Y Combinator Summer 2015 Demo Day 1

Hardware took the spotlight at today’s Y Combinator Demo Day, reflecting a major shift of the accelerator beyond the cliche mobile app startup. Out of the 50 companies from the Summer 2015 batch that demoed on the record today, 20 featured hardware. What was formally the Demo Day lunchroom has …

Startups

Algorithmia Launches With More Than 800 Algorithms On Its Marketplace

Algorithmia, the startup that raised $2.4 million last August to connect academics building powerful algorithms and the app developers who could put them to use, just brought its marketplace out of private beta.<p>More than 800 algorithms are available on the marketplace, providing the smarts needed …

Machine Learning

The Secret Million That Y Combinator Invests In All Its Startups

How Transcriptic, an on-demand life sciences lab, benefits from the startup factory’s growing array of free services.<p>“This is the heart of the business. This is our server rack.”<p>Max Hodak and I are standing in front of a large clear acrylic box about the size of a shipping container. Inside, a …

Startups

The 2015 Sony World Photography Awards

The Sony World Photography Awards, an annual competition hosted by the World Photography Organisation, just announced its shortlist of winners. This year's contest attracted 173,444 entries from 171 countries. The organizers have been kind enough to share some of their shortlisted images with us, …

iOS 9: Simple fixes that could make your iPhone 6 even better

Apple’s iOS 9 software update is rumored to focus on stability improvements following the wave of criticism that hit Apple’s latest operating …

Want to work for Apple? Here’s the grueling hiring process

Apple can be an incredibly demanding company to work for, but just getting in the door is nearly impossible.<p>The hiring process for Apple retail is fairly lengthy, but according to UX designer Luis Abreu, landing a job at the mothership in Cupertino is an even longer, more grueling process — which …

4 Inspiring Must-Watch TED Talks for Entrepreneurs | Inc.com

Have you been to Boston lately?<p>I'm not sure if you've heard, but my very own stomping grounds have become one of the most innovative cities in America!<p>I'm fortunate to live in this place where the start-up community is massive and supportive. It's 100% true that living in a hotbed of creativity and …

Entrepreneurship

Twelve Of Today's Most Impressive Young Entrepreneurs

Building a startup is hard. That’s the reality in the midst of the noise, hype, and glamour depicted of entrepreneurship these days. In no particular order, you need to<p>Attract and work with A-game players who share your vision, values, mission, goals, and chemistry but who have complementary skills …

Entrepreneurship

Dropbox gets more powerful on iOS 8 with new sharing extension

Dropbox for iPhone and iPad users is getting a lot more powerful today as the latest version includes a new action extension for iOS 8. This allows you to save information from various apps to Dropbox on iOS without having to open the cloud-syncing app.<p>For example, you can send photos directly to …

How A Viral Video About Periods Launched This Startup’s Overnight Success

When Hello Flo’s first ad went viral the founder of the bootstrapped period subscription service suddenly had a lot to figure out.<p>Naama Bloom had two small kids at home and was working full-time for a software startup when she quit her job for an idea.<p>It was 2013 and at the time, subscription-based …

Menstruation

Ray wants to be the last remote control you’ll ever buy

David Skokna wants to simplify TV, one button at a time. That’s why Skokna and his team at Ray Ventures are introducing a remote control to replace …

Remote Controls

The Best Advice These 7 Successful Venture Capitalists Ever Received | Inc.com

You're an entrepreneur--not a venture capitalist--so why do you need to take a gander at VC lessons learned? If you're a smart entrepreneur, you know that scoring a VC in your corner is the equivalent of a writer's getting a literary agent with a serious in at Random House: It's going to make your …

Venture Capital

How a 25-year-old dev made 600 apps without being able to code

John Hayward-Mayhew is one of the most prolific iOS developers ever to peddle a blackjack game. Over the past four years, the 25-year-old entrepreneur flooded the App Store with an astonishing 600 separate apps — everything from endless runners such as <i>Dangerous Caveman Bum Runner</i> to dentistry games …

9 Characteristics of a Good Mentoring Relationship

A good mentor is a gift from the Universe. If you find one, do everything you can to convince them that it is worth their while to mentor you. I am fortunate to be on both sides of the table almost on a weekly basis -- meaning I have awesome mentors that inspire me and hold me accountable and I …

Mentoring

This Is Twitter's New 'Curator' Tool For Media Outlets

Twitter pulled the covers off a new tool during the News:Rewired Conference in London last week. It’s called Curator.<p>The new web app is designed to allow media organizations to pull together embeddable collections of tweets and vines, and <i>TNW</i> is one of the first to get its hands on it.<p>You can see …

This Stunning App Made Me Wish All Textbooks Were On iPad

When I say textbook, you probably think something along the lines of “boring” or “meh,” but a new app called Earth, A Primer for iOS brings boring old geology textbooks into the addictive, interactive future.<p>The app is a beautiful way to explore the world and how it came to be. The app takes the …

Offline over the Weekend? Read All the Tech News You Missed Here

It’s Monday once again, and if you spent the weekend on a digital detox, out with friends, spending time with your family or doing the other million things that weekends are made for, that can only mean one thing: it’s time to catch up on all the tech news you missed over the last two days.<p>All you …

Stanford Dropouts’ “Argo” Raises $1.5M From Accel To Stitch Together Companies’ Small Data

How do sales performance and social media campaigns influence each other? Most companies don’t know because this data is siloed in different departments. While plenty of startups try to make sense of enterprise “big data” — enormous primary data sets like Facebook’s archive of posts or Netflix’s …

Startups

Singaporean Data Analytics Startup TookiTaki Raises $1M To Expand In Asia Pacific

TookiTaki, a Singaporean data analytics startup, announced today that it has raised $1 million in seed funding led by Jungle Ventures, with participation from Rebright Partners and Blume Ventures. The capital will be used to expand its software platform into new markets in Southeast Asia, Japan, …

Startups

How To Discover Everything Facebook Knows About You

You can't opt out of ads on Facebook without opting out of Facebook itself. But you can do a lot to control the ads you see.<p>Facebook shows you ads based on what it knows about you and what it thinks you like. It has two ways to figure this out:<p>1. What you tell it directly ( name, age, marital …

Digital Advertising

Practical Tips for Web and Mobile Usability Tests

Damian Rees, Co-founder of Experience Solutions, helps explain how he adapted website usability testing for the most optimized experience. Because anyone can use the Internet, one of his core principles is setting criteria and expectations up front so that your tests proceed with the right level of …

UX Design

10 Best Chrome Extensions You May Not Have Tried

Beste Chrome extensions<p>I’m a huge fan of adding functionality to my browser, and we’ve featured some great extensions to supercharge Chrome in the past. Here are a few more Chrome extensions that you might not have heard of, but are certainly worth a try.<p>Jot<p>If you’re constantly working in your …

Can’t find your market research data? This startup can help

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock / Lisa S.<p>That Diet Coke in your hand didn’t invent itself. It’s the result of years of focus groups, …

North America

14 Things You Better Love Before Becoming an Entrepreneur

Imagine somebody asked you to write on a piece of paper the things you love doing. If what came to mind was “partying, hanging out with friends, going to the beach, meeting new people, traveling,” you might ready to go on vacation or spring break.<p>If on the other hand, you wrote “learning, making …

12 best iPhone apps of 2014

Between iOS 8 and the iPhone 6, 2014 may have been one of the best years yet for iPhone users.<p>But killer updates from Apple aside, there was no …